Piano Competition

13th Annual Tchaikovsky Piano Competition 2024

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2024
Time: 10am - 1pm
Where: Niskayuna Public Library

             2400 Nott E St Niskayuna, NY 12309

TchaikovskyWe are very pleased to announce the 2024 Tchaikovsky Piano Competition! for piano students in the Greater Capital Region. The competition, as a showcase of young performers, recognizes talented young pianists, in their pursuit of musical excellence.  The Competition will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2024 starting at 10 AM and judged by a panel of accomplished musicians. Contestants perform one piece composed by any Russian composer.  Winners receive award monetary prizes.  

Judges 2024:
Michael Clement
Margarita Khaitov
Ammy D. Yin

$100 Young Age Level (6 - 10) 
$200 Junior Age Level (11- 13) 
$300 Senior Age Level (14 - 18) 

Congratulations to the Winners 2024!

Piano winners 2024Young Level
Chloe Chen- 1st place, instructor Anny Yin
Ruiqi Hu  - 2nd place, instructor Anny Yin

Junior Level
Lucas Denue - 1st place, instructor Daisy Lin
Charles Zhang - 2nd place, instructor Akina Yura

Senior Level
Aki Isobayashi - 1st place, instructor Akina Yura
Catherine Zhong - 2nd place, instructor Mary Moran


We are supremely grateful for the time and support our judges have so generously given to the Tchaikovsky Piano Competiton 2023 - Michael Clement, Margarita Khitov, and Anny Yin.

Congratulations to the Winners 2023! 
tchaikovskyYoung & Junior Level
Karen Jia - 1st place, piano instructor Anny Yin
Anthony Padula - 2nd place, piano instructor Noel Liberty
Aarav Sriram Sudhaher - 3rd place, piano instructor Noel Liberty

Senior Level
Sean Cooney - 1st place, piano instructo Akina Yura

Thanks to the Tchaikovsky Piano Competiton 2023 Judges - Michael Clement, Margarita Khitov, and Hyunje Baek.

The Piano Division Winners 2020

Young Level
Cindy Hu - 1st place, piano instructor Anny Yin
ZiWei Daniel Liu - 1st place, piano instructor Kirstie Chen

Junior Level
Danae Evans - 2nd place, piano instructor Valentina Shatalova
Weizheng Wang - 2nd place, piano instructor Noel Liberty

Senior Level
Yvyann Shen - 1st place, piano instructor Michael Thomopoulos
Johanna Saint-Vil - 2nd place, piano instructor Noel Liberty
Bradley Rao - 3rd place, piano insructor Joseph Fennimore

The Piano Division Winners 2019

Young Level
Jiaxi Gao - 1st place
Alexa Tan - 2nd place
Brendan Yan - 3rd place
Junior Level
Justin Mo - 1st place
Danae Evans - 1st place
Samantha Baker - 2nd place
Nathan Yan - Good Sportsmanship Award 
Senior Level
Michael Lowry - 1place
Joyce Fang - 1 place
Gregory Marcinik - 2 place
Thomas Cuvillier - 2place
Andres Shusterman - 3place

The Piano Division Winners 2018

Young Age Level (6 - 10)
David Fu - 1st place
Lerchen Zhong - 2nd place
Julia Zhu - 3rd place
Junior Age Level (11- 13)
William Lauricella - 1st place
Lidia Krylova - 2nd place
Michael Lowry -2nd place
Yochen Zhong;-3rd place
Senior Age Level (14 - 18)
Bryan Guo - 1st place
Nikolas Watson - 1st place
Benjamin Yao - 2nd place
Hong ju Qu - 3rd place




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